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A NEW ERA FOR HOMESHARE: READ HANZA’S SUBMISSION TO THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO AGED CARE QUALITY AND SAFETY

This week, HANZA made a comprehensive submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Our submission lays out the ways in which HANZA believes homeshare can contribute to the improvement of aged care quality and safety in […]

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HOMESHARE WORLD CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD

Some belated news on the hugely successful 6th World Homeshare Congress, which took place earlier this year in Brussels. Our Australian delegation — comprising Home Share Melbourne coordinator Carla Raynes along with HANZA’s Beris Campbell — enjoyed and benefitted hugely […]

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‘ROOM FOR A STRANGER’: A HOMESHARE-BASED STORY AT THE SYDNEY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL

One of the most compelling aspects of homeshare is the stories it creates — stories of unexpected connections across generations, of cultural interchange and shared understanding, of support and friendship and love. In view of all this, you might argue […]

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HOMESHARE INTERNATIONAL TO PARTNER WITH SHARED LIVES PLUS

There’s some important news from our colleagues at Homeshare International, who announced this week that they are partnering with UK organization Shared Lives Plus. Shared Lives Plus is the UK’s leading network for the delivery of a variety of schemes […]

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AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY: JOIN HANZA’S COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT!

Homeshare Australia (HANZA Inc) is seeking to recruit a member to its Committee of Management. If you have a background in communications and marketing, we can offer you an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic organisation, sharing your skills and […]

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PLEASE HELP SUPPORT HOME SHARE MELBOURNE IN 2019!

The end of 2018 was busy for both HANZA and our new project Home Share Melbourne, and the start of 2019 hasn’t let up! Home Share Melbourne recently sent out an update to its supporters and those who’ve registered an […]

“AN ANTIDOTE TO LONELINESS”: A LOVELY HOMESHARE STORY IN ‘THE BIG ISSUE’

This fortnight’s edition of The Big Issue includes an in-depth feature about Homeshare and the new Home Share Melbourne program. The piece examines two successful, but quite different, Homeshare matches: householder Philomena, who’s in her seventies, and her 20-year-old homesharer […]

THE 2017/8 ANNUAL REPORT IS HERE!

This year’s Annual Report has been published! For HANZA, 2018 was a year of new development in some areas and frustration in others. We’ve launched the new Homeshare pilot program Home Share Melbourne, and we’re delighted that it’s to be […]

“YOU DON’T HAVE TO END UP ALONE OR IN A NURSING HOME”: HOMESHARE ON ABC RADIO

In the wake of the announcement of a Royal Commission into Australia’s aged care sector, ABC Radio National has been undertaking an ongoing investigation into the current state of the industry. As part of this investigation, the station’s breakfast program recently looked in […]

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HOME SHARE MELBOURNE: A NEW WAY TO FIGHT HOMELESSNESS

Home Share Melbourne is a new project that takes the homeshare model and extends it beyond aged care into the fight against homelessness. The pilot program starts this month in the City of Port Phillip, and we were delighted to […]